Don't plan on it

Hewitson, Nigel
October 2008
Utility Week;10/31/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 24, p41
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the possible impact of proposed planning reforms for the wind power sector on wind projects in Great Britain. The British government, as part of a European Union (EU)-wide target to produce 15% of energy from renewable sources, has made a commitment to achieve 10% of Great Britain's energy needs from renewable sources by 2010 and 20% from renewable by 2020. But when one considers the fact that only 1.3% of the country's electricity comes from wind, the enormity of the challenge to meet the targets becomes clear.


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